PUBLIC HEARING on CV-SALTS Amendment scheduled for September 17

From the State Water Board:

The State Water Resources Control Board (State Water Board) will hold a public hearing at which it will consider adopting a resolution approving the proposed Central Valley Regional Water Quality Control Board’s (Central Valley Water Board’s) amendments to the Sacramento and San Joaquin Basin Plan and the Tulare Lake Basin Plan to incorporate a Central Valley-wide Salt and Nitrate Control Program (Salt and Nitrate Control Program).

The Basin Plan amendments were adopted by the Central Valley Water Board on May 31, 2018 (Resolution R5-2018-0034), and is available for review at the Central Valley Water Board’s Salt and Nitrate Control Program Basin Plan Amendment webpage.

The State Water Board will hold the public hearing at the time and location noted below.
Tuesday, September 17, 2019 – 9:30 a.m. Joe Serna Jr. – CalEPA Headquarters Building Coastal Hearing Room 1001 I Street, Second Floor Sacramento, CA 95814

PROCEDURAL MATTERS

At the public hearing at which the State Water Board will consider adopting a resolution approving the Proposed Final Basin Plan Amendments, interested persons will have an opportunity to comment orally on the proposed action. The written comment period has closed, so no written comments will be accepted. To ensure a productive and efficient meeting in which all interested persons have an opportunity to participate, oral comments at the hearing may be time-limited.

There will be no sworn testimony or cross-examination of interested persons, but the State Water Board and its staff may ask clarifying questions. The State Water Board may consider and adopt changes to the Proposed Final Basin Plan Amendments consistent with the general purpose of the amendments.

Learn more about the CV-SALTS program by clicking here.

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  • Frances Griffin

    Want nitrates removed? Restore beavers to more of their historical range. The science is clear. Beaver dams remove nitrates.

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